A copy of the Electric Board’s Schedule of Rules and Regulations together with a copy of the Distributor’s Schedule of Rates and Charges are open for inspection at the office located at 721 Jackson Avenue South, Russellville, Al 35653 during normal business hours.

Electric Department of Russellville Rate Summary

Effective 2023-12-01 12:00:00

Residential (RS): All residential accounts
1. Customer Charge $ 19.88
2. Energy Charge $ 0.11119
Small Commercial (GSA-1): 50kw or less and/or 15,000 kwh or less usage
Customer Charge $ 26.03
Energy Charge $ 0.12771
Large Commercial (GSA-2): >50 kw but < 1000 kw or > 15,000 kwh in last 12 months
1. Customer Charge $ 130.13
2. Demand Charge:
a. 0-50 kw
b. 51-1000 kw

$ 0.00
$ 16.44
3. Energy Charge:
a. 0-15,000 kwh
b. Over 15,000 kwh

$ 0.12930
$ 0.07116
Large Commercial (GSA-3): > 1000 kw and < 5000 kw in past 12 months.
1. Customer Charge $ 373.65
2. Demand Charge:
a. 0-1,000 kw
b. 1,001-5,000 kw

$ 15.26
$ 15.01
3. Energy Charge: $0.07396
Outdoor Lighting: Individual Street and Security Lighting
1. Energy Charge per rated KWH of light of lamp (refer to Outdoor lighting schedule) $ 0.07774
Note: All Commercial Bills are subject to a minimum bill routine. All demands are subject to the amount of the contract demand and/or the highest demand established during the past 12 months. For further details about minimum routines and determination of demands, or any other questions about rates please refer to the official rate structure adopted by the Russellville Electric Board.

All rates above reflect the "ENVIRONMENTAL ADJUSTMENT" as referred to in the adjustment addendum attached to the Schedule of Charges for Russellville Electric Board effective 10/01/03 submitted by TVA.

GSA3 rate class Eligibility Requirements:
Delivery points served under Part 3 of either Schedule GSA or TGSA, or Schedule MSA
Major use of electricity for activities are classified with SIC does 20 through 39, or 2002 NAICS code 5181, or 2007 NAICS codes 5182, 522320, and 541214

General Manufacturing Credit:
For each month in which an eligible customer has a metered demand that exceeds 1,000 kW**, the General Manufacturing Credit is calculated as:
General Manufacturing Credit = ($1.38 x 1,000 kW) + ($1.63 x (metered kW - 1,000 kW)) + (1.076¢ x firm billing kWh)

Outdoor Security Lights:
$500 upfront fee required to be paid before installation of a new outdoor security light. If a pole is already in place, and a new pole is not needed, the upfront charge drops to $350. Pole rental added to each monthly bill is $2. Three year contract is required to be signed before new security light is installed.

Retail Rate Increases:
July 2022 - 3.1% increase spread evenly across all standard service classes - below guideline amount approved by TVA on 4/28/22


Bills will be rendered monthly and shall be paid within 15 days from the date on the bill. Bills paid after the due date on the billing statement provided shall be subject to an additional charge of 5%. Failure to receive bill will not release Customer from payment obligation. Should bills not be paid by the due date specified on bill, Distributor may at any time thereafter, upon 5 days, discontinue service.

Outdoor Security Lighting

The Electric Board is pleased to offer dusk to dawn lighting for homes and businesses at a low cost that provides light for safety and security. The light, controlled by a photocell, turns on at sunset and off at sunrise. The Electric Board will maintain the security light. If the light fails to work properly, contact us and a service technician will make repairs at no cost to you.

Application for Service:

Each prospective Customer desiring electric service will be required to sign Distributor’s standard from of application for service and power contract, if applicable, before service is supplied to the Distributor. At the time of making application for connection of service, the applicant must make payment of any fees or deposits as required. The applicant must present satisfactory identification prior to services being connected. Any delinquent bills for a previous service location must be paid in full prior to establishing new service.


A deposit or suitable guarantee shall be required of an Customer before electric service is supplied. Upon termination of service, deposit may be applied by Distributor against unpaid bills of Customer, and if any balance remains after such application is made, said balance shall be refunded to Customer.

Residential Deposits

Standard deposit is $200 flat fee for the rate classification.

Commercial Deposits

Commercial deposit is an amount equal to twice the average monthly bill during the previous twelve month period at the location requesting service. If application is for a new building or a new Customer to our service area, the deposit is calculated based on load data or comparisons to similar loads on Distributor’s system or other utility systems if available.

Acceptable forms of deposit or guarantee include but are not limited to cash, letter of credit, and security bond.

TVA Regulatory Briefs

Government Penalty Exemptions

The wholesale power contract between TVA and each local power company (LPC) requires the uniform application, within the classes of consumers, of the provisions of the resale rate schedules, including the provisions addressing late fees.

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Under billing and Overbilling Considerations

In accordance with the TVA Act and the wholesale power contract between local power companies (LPCs) and TVA, the LPC has agreed that the power purchased from TVA is sold to the enduse customer without discrimination among customers of the same class, and no discriminatory rate, rebate, or special concession will be given to a customer.

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Be sure to contact Customer Service with any questions or concerns regarding your account.

(256) 332-3850

For after hours and Emergencies call the Russellville Police Department at (256) 332-2230